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State Street Slashes Fees On 41 ETFs

February 13th, 2015

state streetThe exchange traded industry is becoming increasingly dynamic, thanks to growing competition within the space. While some issuers are lining up new products to attract investors and increase their asset base, several others are reducing fees Read more…

NYSE:IPE, NYSE:IPU, NYSE:TLO, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLV

Healthy Returns From The Healthcare Sector

November 15th, 2014

healthcare1Sy Harding: Healthcare stocks, along with the stocks of food and drink companies are often recommended as defensive holdings for recessions and bear markets, on the premise that no matter what happens people Read more…

NYSE:XLV

Stepping Inside Sector Strength During The October Rally

October 23rd, 2014

octoberCorey Rosenbloom: When we see large price movements in the market – like our recent strong rally over the last week – we can break down the picture into smaller pieces by looking at “Sector Strength.” Read more…

NYSE:XLU, NYSE:XLV

Key Week For Bull/Bear Battle

September 30th, 2014

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: An encouraging economic report was released Monday, which increased concerns about a sooner rather than later Fed rate hike. Read more…

NYSE:XLV

How To Profit As Healthcare Costs Rise

September 25th, 2014

healthcare1David Zeiler: As the fall enrollment period for healthcare coverage approaches, one of the most obviousObamacare facts becoming clear is that almost everyone is going to be paying more come January 2015. Read more…

NYSE:XLV

Dollar May Drag Down Emerging Markets

September 9th, 2014

dollar etfChris Ciovacco: One factor that makes investing such a difficult task is the almost infinite number of inputs impacting the value of any asset. For example, emerging market stocks could be negatively impacted by economic divergences Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:XLV

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): The Grand Daddy of Pharma

August 21st, 2014

healthcare3Lawrence Meyers: The pharma legend is a good bet for income investors. Read more…

NYSE:XLV

Is Wealthier Really Heathier?

August 18th, 2014

get-richThis chart, published by Barry Bosworth at The Wall Street Journal, shows that the more money a person has, the longer they are likely to live. The chart shows the longevity of a 55-year-old woman and man in the U.S., comparing those born in 1920 to those born in Read more…

NASDAQ:IBB, NYSE:XLV

This ETF Is Over Reacting To The Sell Off

August 15th, 2014

ETFsDavid Fabian:  Sell offs in the market generally create fear and over reaction as investors digest the news and re-position their assets to weather the storm. Despite the good intentions of buying low and selling high, the tendency for traders is to protect Read more…

NYSE:IVV, NYSE:VOO, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLV

Why Exposure To Healthcare Sector Is A Must

August 1st, 2014

healthcare1Mitchell Clark:  In what is on par with the course in today’s stock market, biotechnology firm Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) posted double-digit revenue and earnings growth while raising its full-year outlook. Read more…

NYSE:XLV

This Year’s Hottest Health Care ETFs

July 25th, 2014

healthcare3David Fabian: As a sector, health care has a lot to offer in terms of fundamental and technical data that supports ongoing innovation and profitability. The aging baby boomer population combined with an increased focus on adorable health insurance is continuing Read more…

NYSE:FBT, NYSE:IHF, NYSE:PPH, NYSE:XLV

Healthcare ETFs In Focus On Johnson & Johnson Earnings

July 17th, 2014

healthcare1Sweta Killa: The healthcare space has finally emerged from the biotech sell-off and is largely befitting from the rising wave of pharma mergers and acquisitions as well as the current favorable industry trends in both the pharma and biotech corner. Read more…

NYSE:IYH, NYSE:PPH, NYSE:XLV

Boring Market? Be Careful What You Wish For

June 4th, 2014

bearbull21David Fabian: The word around the financial community right now is “boring”. The stock market has entered a phase of miniscule price movements, low volume metrics, a multi-year low in volatility, and uncertain economic data. In short, equities are boring Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLU, NYSE:XLV, NYSE:XLY

Best Investment For The Next Decade?

May 19th, 2014

healthcare1George Leong: In spite of the debate over whether Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, is good or bad for the nation’s healthcare sector, what I do know is that the additional policies will likely drive up the demand for healthcare services Read more…

NASDAQ:PSCH, NYSE:XLV

Two ETFs To Watch (XLV, XLB)

May 16th, 2014

market outlookMorpheus Trading: There are a few key sectors that remain above their 50-day moving averages. How these sectors react over the next two weeks should provide us with more clues as to the market’s next move. Healthcare ETF (NYSEARCA:XLV) has held up well as of late Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLV




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